Safaricom gives Mombasa county PPEs worth ksh 3 million

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Right; Mombasa county Governor, Joho receives the PPEs

Safaricom, through the Safaricom Foundation has provided Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) worth ksh 3 million Mombasa county to help with fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

The PPEs included KN95 face masks, disposable gloves and aprons, non- Contact thermometers and shoes all to be distributed to over 500 healthcare workers and assistants in seven (7) healthcare facilities within the county.

 “We empathise with Mombasa County as one of the most affected by coronavirus. With the critical role that health care workers are playing in the fight against this pandemic, it is only right that we all come together to ensure that they are adequately protected. We are happy to be supplementing the county government efforts with the provision of these PPE’s which will also benefit community health workers who fill an important gap in the communities,” said Joseph Ogutu, Chairman, Safaricom Foundation

Safaricom has been in the forefront in providing the necessary help need in fighting the Coronavirus outbreak. So far, the telco has contributed over ksh 200 million towards the initiative. 

Last week , Safaricom Foundation in partnership with Scope International installed sanitation booths in 6 counties at a cost of ksh 1 million. 

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